The human body is not a machine and we all are vulnerable. Riga half marathon, it hurt, again… It’s been a rule nowadays, well, with a hurt heel and 2 weeks after the Prague Marathon I didn’t expect it different. It was clear this is not going to be the season of personal bests.
I LOVE RUNNING and I love racing. But suddenly, it’s all different. Suddenly there is no motivation. I cannot wait the finish line, but already on the 7th kilometer? The final time acceptable, half marathon in 1:37, yes, a lot of people are dreaming about this, I know. But what counts is the feeling during the whole 21K.
I am tired. Now I will rest. Few days and weeks. A total break. Almost. This was the plan anyway. I’d love to stand on the 22 June at the start of the marathon, well, most likely just a half marathon, in a small town few hours drive from New York. Time will show…
In life you also need to know how to slow down, exactly for the reason to sprint again. Faster, wilder! And all at the right time.